CARETAKER - HOSTEL
My client are a SE London Housing provider who urgently require a Caretaker to cover a Hostel.
Clean all internal and external areas on a scheduled and a reactive basis, including the safe use of appropriate chemicals, other materials and equipment. Clean and prepare vacant units for occupation as directed and within timescale.
Remove fly-tipping, lumber or other bulky items, from communal areas and dwellings, to an appropriate area, including loading vehicles and if appropriate, driving to a disposal site.
Carry out systematic checks and fire alarm testing on a scheduled or reactive basis, and ‘sorting or reporting’ problems, including but not limited to chutes, litter bins, communal lighting, fire safety hazards and communal repairs
Carry out, request and monitor repairs to communal areas, using appropriate means or as identified by managers or supervisors
Identify and report any welfare/safeguarding concerns about vulnerable residents, nuisance, anti-social behavior or criminal behavior and provide evidence to support enforcement action – including the provision of information on individuals, actively looking for evidence as required, and providing witness statements
Look after and use appropriate uniform and personal protective equipment, including mobile phones and lone working devices.
Work on the out of hours emergency service on a rota basis either as a backup caretaker or main driver. Drive client supplied vehicle to carry out duties as required
To clean and prepare for occupation vacant units of accommodation including cleaning appliances, washing walls and fixtures. Painting and decorating as instructed
Accompany and assist in the execution of hostel evictions, including lock changes and clearance of units
If you can start ASAP and will pass a clear DBS then please do not hesitate to submit your CV today!